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May 24, 2013

New Poster: Around the World in 80 Days

We are very happy to inform you that we now have a brand new poster available! And we'd love for you to take a trip around the world with us through this fun and exciting Around the World in 80 Days art print: Around the World in 80 Days (24x36''  -  61x91.4cm)

Around the World in 80 Days PosterThis Around the World in 80 Days poster is created using the entire text of the book.   

In this fascinating tale, the staunch Englishman, Phileas Fogg, and his loyal sidekick, Jean Passepartout, take on the challenge of crossing the entire globe in a mere 80 days. Their journey sweeps them along as they experience the jungles of India, the mystical allure of the Far East, and the soaring open plains of the North American continent. In order to preserve his reputation and his fortune, Phileas Fogg must complete the journey in time, but along the way he achieves much more than he bargained for; lessons of love, loyalty, and selfless honor all play a part in the astonishing final outcome. This Around the World in 80 Days art print brilliantly illustrates the wonders of Phileas Fogg’s famous expedition by using exhilarating lines from Verne’s novel. In this art work, the earth is represented as a pocket watch, exemplifying the significance of time to travel throughout Fogg’s spirited journey around the world. The clock hands are set to 8:45 – the exact moment when this strange and stirring journey both begins and ends, and Fogg is dashing from destination to destination, straining to keep ahead of each tick of the minute hand, as any delay could mean terrible failure. His varied forms of transportation are shown circumventing the globe; whether by boat, train, foot, or even by elephant, the bold protagonist must find a way, despite insurmountable obstacles, to continue his passage and push onwards until he can return triumphant to his beloved homeland. Around the World in 80 Days is an incredible tale of a legendary adventurer who sets out to achieve a journey in less than three months – a feat which in his era was considered impossible. This tale of a race against time, of a journey that defies all odds, of a quest through exotic and dangerous lands, is all represented in this art print with sprit and in a way which truly brings alive the adventure of a life-time.  

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